A World Series 108 Years in the Making

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the World Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The 2016 World Series serves as the first Cubs World Series win since 1908. The series started off rough for the Cubs, who were down three games to one to the Indians. The Cubs rallied … Continue reading A World Series 108 Years in the Making

AHS takes on Roanoke the Lost Colony

The premier of the sixth season of American Horror Story was not the best of what the show has offered viewers in the past. There were a few jump scares, but nothing too terrifying. Besides the themes of race and history, there was one certain thing that kept viewers coming back for more with the … Continue reading AHS takes on Roanoke the Lost Colony

“Blair Witch” Movie Review

Blair Witch is the third installment of the Blair Witch Project franchise and serves as the direct follow-up to The Blair Witch Project (ignoring the continuity of Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows). The film, which is framed as a friend’s documentary class project, follows the brother of the main character of the original movie … Continue reading “Blair Witch” Movie Review

Sia’s New Video Tribute to Orlando Victims

On Sept. 5, 40-year-old “Chandelier” singer, Sia, released her new music video for “The Greatest." The song is a tribute to the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting victims who were killed in June, 2016. The six minute video begins with the hashtag #WeAreYourChildren displayed on a blank screen before switching to 13-year-old dancer, Maddie Ziegler. Ziegler, who … Continue reading Sia’s New Video Tribute to Orlando Victims

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Skeleton Tree proves to be a stylistic shift for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The album is heavily influenced from the death of Cave's 15-year-old son Arthur, who died from an accidental fall off a cliff. In later recordings, the album had lyrics amended to capture the ideas and themes of death, personal grief … Continue reading Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

They Come in Threes: The Resurgence of Horror

This year was a great year for horror, plain and simple. The year was dominated by critically praised and commercially successful horror films. Three films solidified the genres year of success: The Conjuring 2, Lights Out and Don’t Breathe, supported by many other good horror films as well. The Conjuring 2 was a sequel to the highly … Continue reading They Come in Threes: The Resurgence of Horror

City Lights: Back to Pop-Punk Basics

When you hear the term pop-punk, you either think “what does that even mean?” or you think of bands like blink-182, All Time Low or Sum 41. But sadly, you never think City Lights. City Lights is one of the most underappreciated bands of the genre. Their sound defines pop-punk, yet they continually fly under … Continue reading City Lights: Back to Pop-Punk Basics

Suicide Squad: Boom or Bust?

With a star-studded cast, chart-hitting soundtrack and an amazing fan base, Suicide Squad is one of the highest grossing movies this year, despite a rating of 27 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and 40 percent on Metacritic. The critics may be shunning the film, but DC fans and everyday viewers are eating it up. Released on Aug. … Continue reading Suicide Squad: Boom or Bust?